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FOX Business
Oct 8, 2012 7:00pm EDT
unleashed a new strategy against governor romney. it is a vicious all out personal assaults on the governor. the president's campaign advisers and surrogates to do the talk shows and seemingly every news outlet they could reach to launch and hurl personal insults. fundamentally, new line of attack against romney is to simply call him a liar. here is just a sampling of the president's campaign staff and surrogates. >> are you saying that governor romney lied or was dishonest? >> yet come i think he was dishonest on absolutely. >> plenty of people have pointed out what a liar mitt romney is. if he was speaking last night, he was lying to we expected an aggressive debater to show up last night on the debate space with barack obama. we did not expect an aggressively dishonest debater to show up. >> many people are saying that what they saw was that governor romney -- it was the governor that they have known all along. the problem in the past as they had not seen that person and he finally emerged during the debate. >> so you're saying that he lied through his teeth in the republican pr
MSNBC
Oct 8, 2012 3:00pm PDT
gingrich admits governor romney has changed. how will he answer this in the next 29 days? >> well, we have to double down and demand the truth and who do you trust becomes the real question now but you can't going from saying we shouldn't hire more teachers to saying, i love teachers. we need more. you can't say you're against the dodd/frank bill and then say, oh, yes, wall street needs regulation. and you can't say that you're supportive of medicare when your plan is essentially to get rid of medicare as we know it, to end it and turn it into a voucher program that won't even keep up with inflation. we have to make sure that the truth gets out and we have to demand the answers from mitt romney. who are you? the president was right when he said, who was that guy that showed up on the debate night. >> michelle, isn't that the real point, despite some surrogates saying it's typical, isn't this too far toward the opposite side of what he represented in the primary? >> well, this is what we were told by his conservative opponents in the primary that we could expect and if you talk to
FOX News
Oct 7, 2012 11:00pm PDT
position and let's start with taxes. governor, the president keeps saying that mitt romney is proposing a $5 trillion tax cut. that is not true. >> chris, wait a minute here. the governor, i mean former governor romney is proposing a 20% cut to income taxes including income taxes for the wealthiest of americans and i believe a 30% cut to corporate income taxes including for people like big oil that are socking all of us at the pump reit now. any economist may debate whether that adds up to $4.9 trillion or add up to 5 trillion dollars but the fact of the matter is in this debate we saw big bird meet the big lie. in fact, when you do those sorts of tax cuts there are costs to those tax cuts. the big etan drivegest driver r deficit -- >> chris: if i may, sir. you are talking about half of the planet it would be like talking about obama's jobs plans and saying the entire are plan is to give more money to teachers. it is not obama's plan. similarly you are mischaracterizing the romney plan. saying you're right there is $5 trillion lowering the tax rates but he talks about cutting
FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 2:00am EDT
romney campaign was reenergized by the governor's strong performance in the first debate. but president obama got a big boost with a new jobs report that showed a sharp drop in the unemployment rate. we are going to have our own debate today between democratic governor martin o'malley of maryland and republican senator kelly ayotte of new hampshire. welcome to "fox news sunday." >> thanks for having us. >> great to be with you, chris. >> chris: start with the jobs numbers that came out friday. unemployment rate dropped to the lowest since president obama took office. the government said 114,000 jobs answered. in a us whohold survey, 873,000 more americans reported having jobs. senator ayotte, isn't the economy getting better? >> i think what is disappointing about the report is that the downtick we saw in unemployment is because of part-time work for economic reasons so people who want full-time jobs taking lower pay. you can't support a family on part-time work. and, of course, we still have the sad fact we have the leaflet labor participation rate since 1981. if the number o
FOX Business
Oct 7, 2012 11:00pm EDT
becoming a big deal this week in the first presidential debate when governor romney said this -- >> what would i cut from spending? obamacare is on the list. i use that term with all respect. i'm going to stop the subsidy to pbs and other things. i love pbs and big bird, and i actually like you, too. lou: president obama not able to resist since then referring to big bird yesterday and today, and here's what he said. >> for all of you moms and kids out there, don't worry, somebody's finally getting tough on big bird. [cheers and applause] rounding him up. elmo's got to watch out too. governor romney plans to let wall street run wild, but he's bringing the hammer down on "sesame street," it makes sense. lou: the president was trying to make a joke, but, mr. president, wait a minute. turns out big bird is deserving of considerable public attention. upon further investigation, it appears the last thing the president should be doing is to minimize what's happening to the taxpayer money because of big bird, all his friends like elmo and jim lehrer. the president should be paying attention to
FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 9:00am EDT
. patti ann: the political winds may be shifting. governor romney enjoying quite a post-debate bounce. going past president obama in the rasmussen tracking poll. 49-to obama's 47. it was conducted at the end of the debate. scott rasmussen joins us with even fresher numbers. he will give them to us at the bottom of the hour at 9:30. bill: according to two professors at university of colorado new predictions for the 2012. project by two professors governor romney will win the election by picking up 330 electoral votes? they expect president obama will fall short with 208. you need 270 to win it all. university analyzes economic data and unemployment and income to make their predictions. that is about as bold we've seen so far. 330. patti ann: amid big concerns over the middle east and global unrest, governor romney is set to deliver this morning what his campaign is calling a major speech on foreign policy. we have our hands on a copy of his planned remarks. governor romney saying in part, quote, i know the president hopes for a safer, freer and more prosperous middle east allied with t
FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
and the next big showdown only days away. new poll numbers show governor romney with a post-debate bump. paul ryan getting ready for the faceoff against joe biden in the next big debate. i'm bill hemmer here. martha has the day off. >> i'm patti ann browne in for mart maing that -- martha maccallum. a veteran political strategist says joe biden will be going for the throat. >> they will be pouring cola down his throat. they will react. because they will have a couple days of bad polling. ryan has very impressive but hasn't done this before. biden who is high-wire act in attack mode which is not always his normal place. bill: joe cola. fox news contributor, good morning to you. >> good morning, bill. bill: you believe this is huge opportunity for romney-ryan, why? >> it is. romney set the stage for the dominant victory over the president in the first presidential debate. that changed the story of the whole campaign. if you have ryan defeating the vice president joe biden it would really create a story of obama-biden on the ropes. and, romney-ryan on the move. bill: the way mike murp
FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 8:00am PDT
governor romney's team need to do to keep up the momentum? erin mcpike, national political reporter for "real clear politics.". erin, i know a lot of republicans are saying the momentum has swung governor romney's way. it is a sprint to the finish line. you seem to be a little more cautious about that. why? >> i am because i'm looking at "real clear politics" polling averages of all the battleground states and the president is still ahead in big states he needs to win like wisconsin and ohio. he also still winning in new hampshire and nevada. and when you add those states to the electoral college map, it shows still that it's a tough way for mitt romney to go. he has got to win more than just say virginia and florida if he can win those now. jon: how many of those polls that "real clear politics" averages, how many have been taken post-debate, do you know? are they reflective of the debate? >> maybe not quite wrote. polling in each state since the debate but, a couple of polls and a couple of days means that it could still swing back after the next debate. we have the vice-president
FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 1:00pm EDT
campaign trail, it is ramping up a new line of attack on governor romney. calling him dishonest and untruthful and a flat-out liar. welcome, everybody, i am megyn kelly. one website suggesting that the president and his top advisors came up with an idea and a strategy session the next morning. that idea would be to paint mr. romney is a flat-out liar. governor romney, of course, is experiencing polling momentum, and he is trying to build upon that with a foreign policy speech that he gave at the virginia military institute just an hour ago. president obama come in the meantime is in california on a campaign tour. the last 72 hours come we have seen a growing tide of political ads and remarks from campaign officials and surrogates with one central theme. mitt romney is a liar. here is a sample. >> are you saying that governor romney lied or was dishonest? >> yes, i think he was dishonest am absolutely. >> many people are pointing out what a liar mitt romney is. if he was talking are speaking last night, he was lying. >> you know, i think that we expected an aggressive debater to show
MSNBC
Oct 8, 2012 11:00am PDT
this national monument is a big one for the president. as for governor romney, he took direct aim at president obama's handling of foreign policy during his speech at the military institute in virginia. it's the tenth foreign policy speech of romney's campaign. >> when we look at the middle east today, with iran closer than ever to nuclear weapons capability, with the conflict in syria threatening to destabilize the region, and with violent extremists on the march, and with an american ambassador and three others dead likely at the hands of al qaeda affiliates, it's clear that the risk of conflict in the region is higher now than when the president took office. i know the president hopes for a safer, freer and more prosperous middle east alied with us. i share this hope. hope is not a strategy. >> let me bring in the "news nation" political panel. chris and michael and jonathan and communications relations director for american cross roads and bobby gosch, deputy international editor for "time" magazine. jonathan, we heard governor romney's speech and saw excerpts before the speech.
MSNBC
Oct 8, 2012 8:00am PDT
governor romney says before we determine that. foreign policy, there's a lot to say that sounds great in rhetoric and platitudes and hearing plenty of governor romney and really about the approach and the policy and just in the previews i have heard a lot of the rhetoric is a little bit different but the underlying policies are very similar. i mean, the kinds of things i think the governor will recommend sound like things that are already happening and continuously hearing governor talk he doesn't seem to understand or speak to, you know, with china. it is not just currency manipulation and trade to worry about or deal with china on. it's also china involved in what's happening in the middle east. they're involved in other parts of the world so these relationships are very -- they're multilayered and they affect policy in many different places so i don't think we'll hear that level of detail of governor romney and the president just fine. >> susan, talk about the rhetoric that karen brings up. foreign policy certainly fair game topics of three debates. the vice presidential, two remai
CNN
Oct 8, 2012 4:00am PDT
, we didn't go after governor romney as much and so you have got to turn up the heat. >>> and breaking a record, new orleans saints quarterback drew brees passes a major milestone and enters the record books. monday, october 8th and "starting point" begins right now. >>> good morning. welcome, everybody. happy columbus day. kind of feels like new year's day across the country. our starting point this morning is the bone-chilling temperatures. a cold snap is gripping roughly two-thirds of the country. dozens of cities saw record lows over the weekend. the midwest in an early deep freeze including in sioux city, iowa, where they're bottoming out at 15 degrees. alexandria steele is live in the extreme weather center. good morning. >> good morning to you, soledad. it certainly is cold around the country. all right, yesterday alone, 170 record low high temperatures, meaning the afternoons were well below average. st. louis only 51, should have been 68. places that should have been in the 60s were well below average. so freeze threat today. you can see kind of how widespread it is f
PBS
Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm EDT
you both for being with us. peter feaver, to you first. we heard governor romney today criticize the president broadly for not rejecting strongly enough america's influence in the world. yet when it came to specifics, we didn't hear many details. so let me just ask you about a couple of different places in the world. what about when it comes to iran. what exactly governor romney be doing differently right now? >> well, this is the criticism that the obama campaign has leveled at the romney campaign for not being detailed and specific enough. when it comes to iran, the president hasn't laid out a red line that he said clearly he would enforce. when asked to be precise about what it means for iran not to possess a nuclear weapon, the articulation of the red line, he's been vague and says he doesn't want to parse it further. i think there's a certain element of ambiguity about where you would draw the line precisely so as to avoid being trapped by it. but the other point to make is that president obama has had several years. during those years the options that he took or the choices
MSNBC
Oct 8, 2012 10:00am PDT
. president -- >> i'm sorry. yeah? what's up? >> governor romney just said he killed osama bin laden. would you care to respond? >> no. you two go ahead. >> will joe biden have to prove he's tougher? >> we think he'll come at me like a can bonn ball. >> good day. i'm andrea mitchell. mitt romney is trying to turn the momentum from his debate performance into a political tidal wave. stinging to swing state spots including today's foreign policy speech containing attacks on the president's record. during the daily fix, chris. this was mitt romney going after president obama saying he's leading from behind. i just got off a conference call the obama team put on with madeleine albright. he barely mentioned china and his mention of russia they say russia is not the greatest foreign policy challenge. when it comes to the middle east he senses vulnerability in the wake of benghazi. >> i think it's an attempt for romney to push the reset button. they put out a statement, a political statement before we knew about the death of ambassador chris stef ens that they could have handled it better b
ABC
Oct 7, 2012 11:35pm EDT
the who is and said look, we didn't go after governor romney as much and so you have got to turn up the heat. >> i think both men will be very prepared. >> biden says he's ready. >> all debates are tough. but i'm looking forward to it. i really am. >> foreign and domestic policy issues will be in play thursday night. it's the only vice-presidential debate before the november 6 election. i'm christina mugler reporting. >> this thursday's vice-presidential debate may actually end up being the most watched v.p. showdown to date. >> that's due in large part to presidential debate that still has many people talking and we're joined by political deputy white house edward isaac dovar. thank you for being with us. how damaging was president obama's performance during the debate on wednesday is this >> a lot of people have been very concerned about it on the democratic side. and very excited about it on the republican side. because it really did change the tone of where things were for the past few weeks. the president was moving up in just about every estimation. and he had a real lackluste
FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 2:00am PDT
. >> we can expect to hear a different story from governor romney today. one that will include terrorist attacks to benghazi. some call administration cover up of security lapses there. he will address what he believes is a general lapse in leadership islamic extremism to flourish and thrive as a regional and international threat. ainsley, heather, back to you. >>> a lot of conservatives, too, asking to get the foreign policy speech later today. speaking of the 2011 election see who is talking this morning. we are hearing from the campaign senior advisors. david axle rod and dave gillespie. in axle rod obama senior advisor slams romney calling his debate performance a poerformance. >> the president planned on having an honest discussion of where we go as a country and romney shows up to deliver a performance. he delivered a performance. it was completely unrooted in the positions he has taken before. he spent 90 minutes undoing two years of campaigning on the stage. >> are you saying governor romney lied or was dishonest? >> yes he was dishonest. when he said he didn't propose 5 million
FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 3:00pm EDT
afternoon, first, to ed henry on the campaign trail. governor romney says the campaign need as change in philosophy? >>reporter: he says hope is not a strategy working to a more free and safer middle east. he knows president obama will take credit for ending the war in iraq and taking out osama bin laden. that is why he went after the concept of leading from behind. >> i believe if america doesn't lead, others will. others who don't share our interest and our values. the world will grow darker for our friends and for us. america's security and the cause of freedom cannot afford four more years like the last four years. >> governor romney is a former governor. part of the test for romney in the campaign is convincing voters he is ready to be commander in chief. >>shepard: the republican nominee also emphasized the terror aspect of the attack on our consulate. >>reporter: he suggested the obama team handled the overall attack and slow to call the attack "terrorism," but says the violence cannot be blamed on a video insulting islam although that is what americans were told. >> the
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 6:30pm EDT
reversed. governor romney on top and attacking on foreign policy. >> but hope is not a strategy. >>'s wean learn what president obama is doing to get his momentum back. >> are you fired up? are you ready to go? >> has your backyard gone from this to this overnight? frostbite. >> it's crazy. >> scraping ice off your car in october. what it means for the price of food at the store. >>> crash course. how do you survive a 25-car pileup at 200 miles an hour. nascar pros teach us about surviving a crash on the highway. >>> and never let go. that famous movie scene fighting for life in the water. something brand new tonight. rose and jack could have done to have a happy ending. >> i'll never let go, jack. >>> and a good evening on this holiday to you and as we come on the air, the evidence is pouring in, that presidential debate last week was a game changer. at least for now. here's the newest poll. for the first time governor mitt romney pulling ahead leaving president obama among likely voters. the president is under pressure tonight so what are his plans to turn this around? 29 days to go
MSNBC
Oct 8, 2012 9:00am EDT
. >> excuse me, governor. mr. president? >> i'm sorry. yeah. what's up? >> mr. president, governor romney has just said that he killed osama bin laden. would you care to respond? >> no, you two go ahead. >> the president's advisers did their best sunday to make lemon nad out of lemons, prepared with talking points to make the best of the president's less than stellar showing. >> governor romney had a masterful performance. >> he delivered a very good performance. >> it was a masterful, theatrical performance. >> george burns said all you need is sincerity. >> again, i'm not going to take away from mitt's masterful theatrical performance. >> do you get the sense about how they were going to refer to romney's performance? theatrical, bringing up george burns, some other actors from the '40s and '50s. vp debate, paul ryan, he's in virginia holed up doing debate prep. joe biden is holed up in delaware doing debate prep. the question's going to be this is more of an affair, how hot does biden go? joe biden's been reading paul ryan's book. today, two days before he meets the president before the. t
FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 3:00pm PDT
research has the governor with a 49 to 45 advantage over the president. among likely voters. romney trailed by eight points earlier in month in that poll. we look at the poll numbers and all the important electoral college count in just a few moments. but first, governor romney says the president's global vision puts american national security at risk. chief political correspondent carl cameron has specifics. >> at the virginia military institute in measured tone, mitt romney wants his toughest critique yet of obama foreign policy. >> america security and cause of freedom cannot afford four more years like the last four years. >> romney said hope is not a strategy. administration policy weakened the u.s. and its allies while emboldening the enemies. >> with iran closer than ever to nuclear weapons capability with the conflict in syria threatening to destabilize the region and with violent extremists on the march, and with an american ambassador and three others dead, likely at the hands of al-qaeda affiliates, it's clear that the risk of conflict in the region is higher now than whe
CSPAN
Oct 7, 2012 9:30pm EDT
extending the bush tax cuts. governor romney wants to extend all the tax cuts. president obama just wants to extend them for those making less than $250,000. that is a fairly significant difference. that would have a that a $1 trillion cost. romney wants to reduce individual rates by 20% across the board and also reduce the corporate rate down to 25%. president obama proposed reducing them to 20%. guest: i think that is a fair description. host: we heard that the debate in denver about where romney stands on his tax plan. here is a headline coming to us -- there is little tax clarity from the obama or romney. $5 trillion -- whether or not tax cuts will equal $5 trillion. there is difference over this number. guest: the $5 trillion is the gross cost of reducing trade -- rates by 20% across the board. governor romney made the point in the debate is unfair to call this a $5 trillion tax cut because he intends to offset the cost through base broadening. one thing that was interesting about the debate was that 20% was the proposed amount of reduction, but he did not mention that number i
CNN
Oct 8, 2012 8:00am PDT
american president, and mr. romney, governor romney's view of syria, there was something in these prepared remarks that we excerpted that stood out to me and i want to get your take on it. he said or he will say according to his prepared remarks released, i will work with our partners to identify and organize the rebels who share our values and ensure they obtain the arms they need. we all know that currently the american administration is not providing arms or suggesting they're facilitating providing arms. i am not sure whether 2k3w078 is suggesting the united states should arm the rebels, whom ever the friendly rebels end up being, or whether we should ally with those who would arm rebels. do you get a feel for this? >> there is a whole category of rebels, the prchz to a ba shall al-assad's regime and there are some more democrat cli inclined shall we say to presumably would want to have a better relationship with the united states with the west and other friendly countries in the middle east, whether saudi arabia or qatar or some of the other countries actively involved in what's going
FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 4:00pm EDT
. >>imus: is governor romney making the case well enough, big enough, to the american people, the impact of gasoline prices on their pocketbook or budget? not only driving the kids around to school and soccer but everything you buy is impacted by high gas prices? >>guest: that is a good pound. republicans have raised it but when gas prices go down they don't raise it anymore. they have been inconsistent. you will see that morever the next four weeks. they will start to hammer home gas prices and raise the stats you raised that under obama gas prices have more than doubled. any time, president obama says domestic oil production is at the height but people don't care about that. they care about what they are paying for. >>eric: 139 billion gallons a year we use, if it is $2 a gallon higher that is $280 billion, billion dollars coming out of your pockets going elsewhere. >> paul ryan campaigning in ohio today, but, joe, he is laying low. joe biden reportedly preparing for the big debate on thursday. how big of a deal is it? we are on it next. many of my patients still clean their den
MSNBC
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am EDT
little taken aback at the brazenness with which governor romney walked away from so many of the positions on which he's run, walked away from his record. and that's something we'll have to make an adjustment for. it takes a certain, as president clinton would say, it takes a certain brass to do what governor romney did there, and it's consistent -- this is what he used to do in private business. i mean, he was the closer at bain capital. and the basic theory is say whatever you need to to get the deal, and that's what he did that night. >> again, this is so laughable. "the new york times" -- by the way, "the new york times" is kicking it into overdrive, the week in review section. republican republicans, drop dead. and then mitt romney only won because he's such a liar. >> there were some good pieces inside. >> well, they're desperate pieces, and david, with all due respect, that's desperate. if we're going to play this game, i could pick apart what the president said on medicare and just say well, it's not true. what he said on the debt and say, well, that's not true. if somebo
FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 4:00pm PDT
space. it even delivers ice cream. but first from fox this monday night, governor mitt romney says america is facing more threats tonight than when president obama took office. the republican nominee for the presidency accusing our current president of leading from behind, saying and i quote, hope is not a strategy. governor romney went after the president on foreign policy today in a speech at the virginia military institute. >> i believe that if america doesn't lead, others will. others who don't share our interests and our values and the world would grow darker for our friends and for us. america's security and the cause of freedom cannot afford four more years like the last four. >> shep: his campaign was firing back before governor romney even said a single word. running a new ad, quoting critics who call the governor's foreign policy wreckless and amateurish. a new gallup poll shows governor romney gaining on the president since their first debate last week. before the debate, the president had a five-point lead in the poll and now they're dead even. look at this poll from th
CSPAN
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am EDT
be talking about, coming up? caller: it will be a chance for governor romney to do a preview, yes. the thing that i think occurred many times before, romney camp -- came out and named a lot of these things fairly forcefully. from what we saw yesterday, this will be an even stronger reputation of his view on those issues. getting out on the campaign trail at these paul ryan events, particularly when it comes to the issue of things like foreign aid and how this country deals with the resources when it comes to other places, we do not exactly see that relationship being reciprocal. it is something that has gotten a surprising amount of attention on the trail over the last few weeks. it could be an area where the mitt romney campaign is looking forward as they decided to hold this speech. host: one piece of the speech that was released yesterday, let us know what is new from this part that has come now. "we will prevent iran from host: are these new ideas? or thinks he has talked about before? caller: it goes into a bit more detail on exactly what the policy should be over there. he i
CNBC
Oct 8, 2012 7:00pm EDT
governor joins me next. he has something to say about that. later on, mitt romney blasts obama's foreign policy calling for the u.s. to play a tougher role, especially in the middle ea east, and slamming obama saying hope is not a strategy. free market capitalism is the best path to prosperity. we need it in the middle east and need it in the usa to give us a 20,000 dow. i'm kudlow, and we'll be right back. >>> the industrial heartland was once a stronghold for organized labor, but in the wake of scott walker's courageous and successful efforts to curb out of control collective bargaining in wisconsin and indiana becoming 23rd state for right-to-work. in 30 days a un-backed proposal could make the right to unionize a constitutionally protected activity. in other words, unchecked, unlimited power that could overstep any reforms. here now to discuss it is michigan republican governor rick snyder. welcome back to the show. this is a very unusual piece of legislation actually on the constitutional ballot. what's your take on this? where is it going, and waehat's your view? >> it's a
MSNBC
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am PDT
governor romney sets a presidential tone, what should we expect today? >> well, i suspect that candidate will talk in broad strokes. he's already indicated that he wants to challenge the president on what happened in lib why and whether there was enough security. he's made clear he's using tough language against rush why and china and he is talked about the economic problems in europe, as well. the problem for mitt romney is that in many cases it's not just what happened during his trip to europe and the middle east. it's really the reaction and some of the gaffes he's made on foreign policy. in referring to spain, for example, as overspending as the source of the problem when in fact it was the property bubble. germany and scandinavian countries spend more than the spanish have. we misunderstood that problem. he's annoyed the british over security and alienated the russians talking about toughening the stand and henry kissinger of foreign policy has condemned both candidates for a deplorable policy on china. so, foreign policy's not going to decide the election but a burning i
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am PDT
years of campaigning on that stage. he did it very well. >> are you saying governor romney lied? >> on "cbs this morning." >> if the u.s. were burning what famous person would you save and why. >> i would save oprah. she's worth about $100 billion. >> who would you save? >> my family. >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." we have new evidence governor mitt romney is gaining ground after last week's presidential debate. a new gallup poll of registered voters shows the race is in a dead heat. >> romney is sharpening his attacks on the president. today he'll call for changes in america's foreign policy. janua jan crawford is covering the romney campaign in lexington, virginia. >> reporter: good morning, norah. good morning, charlie. romney was one of the president's earliest critics on how he handle libya. his supporters say they subsequently proved him right. romney's got some tough words for the president here at the virginia military institute. he'll deliver this later this morning. and he's also implying that some of the president's decisions were made for political reasons. >> thank you
CNN
Oct 8, 2012 1:00pm PDT
what they called stumbles on the world stage. >> governor romney not too long ago said, the russian federation is our number one strategic threat. come on, think. that isn't the case. >> reporter: and this tv ad now running in the important battleground state of virginia. >> when our u.s. diplomats were attacked in libya, "the new york times" said romney's approach showed a lack of -- >> reporter: and a conference call with former secretary of state madeleine albright and ben le bolt. >> he's changed his mind on a number of issues, in terms of libya. at first, he was for the intervention. now he's against it. 's unclear where he is on syria. >> behind the tough talk, he's an erratic, unsteady in his audition on the world stage. >> reporter: the obama campaign says governor romney's foreign policy speech was, quote, full of platitudes and free of substance. the recent unrest in egypt and libya has given the gop nominee an opportunity to question the president's policies and draw a contrast for voters on those issues along with the economy. but experts observed taking on an incumbent
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